Cleanse Gentler with Polyesteramine Addition
Surfactants remain among mankind’s most potent tools for preventing the spread of infectious disease and facilitating well-being via improved personal hygiene. The COVID-19 global pandemic has underscored this fact, as illustrated by public service announcements promoting frequent hand-washing and the increased consumer demand for surfactant-based cleansers during this period, including liquid hand soaps, body washes, etc.
Nevertheless, the decades-old dilemma of surfactant-induced skin irritation remains ever-presentand risks to skin barrier health are now greater due to the increase in chronic surfactant exposure resulting from the greater frequency of personal cleansing, coupled with greater use of hand sanitizers and exposure to disinfecting products for hard surfaces. Past studies of health care workers have demonstrated the negative consequences of repeated surfactant exposure on the skin, particularly on the hands, and provide insight into effects that may now extend to the general population.
Kerazyne™ MBAnti-Static & Conditioning Additive
- Quat-free cationic conditioning additive
- Reduce static charge
- Improve gloss and lubricity
- Create amodimethicone-free hair care
ClariSilk™Color Protectant & Conditioning Additive
- Reduces static charge on hair
- Replaces amodimethicone for silicone-free hair care
- Provides color protection benefits
- Clear in shampoos and 2-in-1 formulas
Breakthrough Conditioning for Sustainable BTAC Replacement
A breakthrough conditioning technology is changing the hair care landscape, providing a safer more sustainable option for people and aquatic life. Gain insights from Lisa Gandolfi, PhD and Tobias Futterer, PhD as featured in Specialty Chemicals Magazine.
Swapping out Silicone in our Skin and Hair Products
The cosmetic and personal care industry is struggling with where, and how, to do without an embattled class of ingredients. Read more from Chemical & Engineering News, including insights from Michael J. Fevola, PhD.
Halal Certified Beauty Care - What's it all about?
Halal Certified cosmetic products satisfy a significant market of Muslim consumers as well as non-Muslim consumers. Increased market demand is encouraging brands to understand halal and the nuances of Halal Certification.